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Transition from High School English Class to College English Class

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As Christmas approaches, my dreadful English class is coming to an end. I came to English Composition I with very little English experience. As a transition from high school English to my first year of college English, I have learned so much from reading to writing. High school taught me basics and served as a foundation for me to build on. English Composition I has opened numerous doors.
First of all, my writing skills have improved over this semester. My strengths are that I know how to address the topic I am supposed to address the topic. In most of all my essays, I struggled staying in the same point-of-view with a few minor errors in organization and mechanics. My writing in this class was not horrible, but it is nothing that can not be fixed without practice. I plan on dealing with these problems in the "real world" by proof reading my work before I submit my assignments. Most of all the mistakes I performed in this class was careless or a common mistake. Also, English Composition I stretched my thinking skills by causing me to make inferences, draw conclusions, and read "betwe...

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that they came to english composition i with very little english experience. as a transition from high school english to college english, they have learned so much from reading to writing.
  • Explains that their writing skills have improved over this semester. they plan on dealing with these problems in the "real world" by proof reading their work before they submit their assignments.
  • Explains that the class required them to write several essays, including cause and effect, argument, and classification. they also participated in net tutor sessions, which helped improve their fluency.
  • Explains that the most enjoyable reading assignment was "should batman kill the joker". the writer flipped the coin, causing the reader to think of what the world would think if batman killed him. the discussion board assignments helped them communicate with other students.
  • Describes how they feel confident in their english skills and that they will be successful in all of their higher level english classes.
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